Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DBA was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 103 92
Rank change year-on-year +42 -11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 33 52 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.58% 2.21% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 2.42% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% -6.36%
10th Percentile £282 £300 £300
90th Percentile £395 £494 £430
North East median daily rate £360 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £32.66 -
North East median hourly rate - £32.66 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 870 2148 1447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 91.09% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 1533 937
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £250
90th Percentile £551 £516 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 103 81
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.63% +35.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.26 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.80 £31.30 £37.00
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +13.44%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +51 33 £360 -4.00%
DBA
North East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 31 (93.94%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
4 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
5 15 (45.45%) Data Guard
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
6 14 (42.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (33.33%) Clustering
8 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (24.24%) NetBackup
9 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (21.21%) High Availability
10 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (21.21%) Perl
10 7 (21.21%) Python
10 7 (21.21%) Replication
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
12 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
12 5 (15.15%) Sybase
12 5 (15.15%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.03%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (15.15%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (6.06%) DB2
8 2 (6.06%) MySQL
9 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) VME
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.21%) High Availability
4 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 1 (3.03%) Data Conversion
9 1 (3.03%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (3.03%) Database Tuning
9 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
9 1 (3.03%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) OCP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Data Guard
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (24.24%) NetBackup
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Sybase
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) HP